Citizen Koch (2014)

Citizen Koch
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 26mins.
Genres Documentary, Political, Historical
Keywords 2010s, billionaire, controversial, election, government, governor, historical, informational, labor union, money, political, Wisconsin
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Abigail Disney Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000004
Gini Reticker Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000005
Farhad Ebrahimi Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000006
Tia Lessin Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Gillian Caldwell Producer n/a 3 3000003
Carl Deal Producer n/a 3 3000002
Tia Lessin Director n/a 2 2000001
Carl Deal Director n/a 2 2000002
Tia Lessin Producer n/a 3 3000001
Carl Deal Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Bill Turnley Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
John Egan Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Bob Silverthorne Sound n/a 120816 14000003
Andy Kris Supervising Sound Editor Supervising Sound Editor/Rerecording Mixer 328 14000004
Alan Barker Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Neil Davidge Music n/a 120781 8000001
Nadia Hallgren Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Joan Churchill Cinematographer n/a 402 6000003
Lisa Palattella Editor n/a 172 7000001
Ellen Weintraub Herself n/a 121209 1000021
Mike Tate Himself n/a 121208 1000020
Dee Ives Herself n/a 121209 1000007
John Ives Himself n/a 121208 1000008
Jake Jacobs Himself n/a 121208 1000009
Russ Feingold Himself n/a 121208 1000006
Bob Edgar Himself n/a 121208 1000005
James Bopp Jr. Himself n/a 121208 1000002
Paul Booth Himself n/a 121208 1000003
Brian Cunningham Himself n/a 121208 1000004
Mari Jo Kabat Herself n/a 121209 1000010
David Koch Himself n/a 121208 1000011
Tim Phillips Himself n/a 121208 1000017
Trevor Potter Himself n/a 121208 1000018
Charles "Buddy" Roemer Himself n/a 121208 1000019
Phil Neuenfeldt Himself n/a 121208 1000016
Gwen Moore Herself n/a 121209 1000015
Charles Koch Himself n/a 121208 1000012
Mike McCabe Himself n/a 121208 1000013
Ciara Matthews Herself n/a 121209 1000014
Floyd Abrams Himself n/a 121208 1000001
Synopsis
This story of the changing American political landscape is seen through the eyes of three Wisconsin state employees, all lifelong Republicans, who suddenly find their party taking direct aim at them, stripping away the economic ground their families have built and depended on for generations. Aided by a PR blitz by out-of-state Tea Party groups, Governor Scott Walker shifts the blame for the country's financial problems away from Wall Street's practices and onto school teachers, sanitation workers, prison guards and nurses - many of whom were the very voters who elected him to office. After Walker rams through his "reforms," a bi-partisan grassroots movement to recall him begins. But the recall movement collides with the Tea Party-aligned "Americans for Prosperity," founded and lavishly financed by the world's richest men - billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch, who are among Scott Walker's biggest financial supporters. As Republican working class voters witness the Tea Party takeover, they are torn between loyalty to the GOP and the realization that their own party has made them the enemy.
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